Software Live Update

The P11D Organiser is capable of checking that you are always on the latest release of the system based on the preferences you set in this area. To ensure you always have the latest version, legislative updates and bug fixes that PAS Ltd issue from time to time, we recommend allowing the software to warn you of any new versions.


The existence of any internal firewalls or other security settings or measures may prevent this feature from working correctly, you may want to check with your own IT team before using these options. 


 


To perform a live update 

Select from the system File Help>About P11D Organiser>Software Live Update option, you can also access this routine by pressing the F2 Function Key on your keyboard.



To check for any updates click the OK button, the software will display a pop-up dialogue box to confirm 




The software checks that you are on the very software build and if there are no newer versions available will display a pop-up message to confirm




To proceed with the update click YES to the pop-up confirmation dialogue box displayed



The software will then proceed with the upgrade process and begin to download the necessary update files:-




A further confirmation "OK" dialogue box will then follow to continue







The system will now have completed the upgrade process and the updated version number will be displayed at the "log-in screen"





Live updates - Minor build number updates


To perform these minor build updates you will need to enable the live "hotfix" functionality, accessed using the settings icon


The system will display settings screen with a number of selectable options. 



Disable Auto Activation

Check to disable the software from attempting to send the software licence activation details to PAS Ltd's licencing servers.


Disable Auto Updates

Check to disable the software from attempting to communicate with PAS Ltd's update servers to check for the availability of new major release updates.(example from Version 2016.2.1 to 2017.1.1)

  

Enable Hotfixes

Select the check-box to enable the system to check for the availability of minor build number releases greater than the one you are currently running. (example Version 2016.2.1.007


Advanced options

Check to enable additional specific download choices available from the drop-down 

 




Alternative method to update via P11D Organiser website

Alternatively you can download the setup program and run it in update mode.  Please refer to the installation setup help article on updating here.

NOTE - This method is not recommended, it is far better to enable the P11D Organiser to access the "Live Update" method above